Nestled in the heart of Bethesda's charming downtown district, Mon Ami Gabi is a classic French bistro serving the best in modern and traditional fare. Wooden shelves, ornate wine racks, and small cozy tables adorned with crisp white tablecloths create an air of sophistication and warmth. The food is equally as impressive. Before the meal even begins, guests are greeted by a toasty baguette and service fit for a five-star Parisian bistro. Their signature appetizers, escargot and oysters au gratin, are definitely worth a try. Mon Ami Gabi’s specialty, Steak Frites, is another crowd-pleaser, keeping guests happy by matching top-quality steaks with crispy French fries. This is a great place to enjoy a sumptuous lingering meal. - Zoe Pagonis
What once stood as the historic Bethesda Theater in 1938 has now been transformed into a suave live music supper club. Still carrying the glory of the yesteryear, Bethesda Blues and Jazz houses a small concert hall that serves brilliant continental fare. While 300 seats are ticketed as dinner seats, there are an additional 200 performance seats made available later. Come and enjoy this acoustically enhanced wonder on a fine evening.
Praline Bakery & Bistro is a fine place that offers grubs for any ages and tastes since April 2006. The ambiance is cool and casual to hang out at. The bakery has a fantastic variety of macaroons, pistachio chocolate croissant, coffees, cakes and pastries. The delectable French cuisine is much appreciated for a good meal, at any time of the day. Private parties and gathering are accommodated in the restaurant too for memorable moments. Call ahead for more details, or check out their website.
An elegant ambiance is created in the dining room, which is decorated with wooden flooring, a cozy fireplace and even a separate area for private dining. Feast on dishes like the pork rib eye and the scallop and chicken specials, and end your evening with one of their sinfully delicious desserts. Celebrate your private events here and cherish the memories for life.
Located in the heart of Washington, Estadio is a great place to drop by to feast on some authentic Spanish flavors. Under the tutelage of Executive Chef Haidar Karoum the culinary team offers a delectable Spanish fare of soups, salads, montaditos (open sandwiches), meat, seafood, chicken and egg dishes. The decor of the restaurant, with timber furnishing and iron panels, resembles a 19th-century Spanish restaurant. Though the restaurant stops serving dinner earlier in the night, guests can enjoy drinks and light bites at the bar that is open till late.
This is the place for steak lovers! Though Bourbon Steak has seafood and other dishes, the steak is central as you'll only find corn-fed, all-natural meats on the menu. If you're not looking for a meal, you can enjoy a wide array of fashionable cocktails in the lounge. You can also try unique artisanal cheeses, delectable desserts and a lunch menu to match the dinners.
A venture of Grilled Concepts, Daily Grill serves classic American cuisine. Steaks, seafood, grills, pasta, you name it and you get it at this eatery. Begin your meal with popcorn shrimp, go on to chopped beef steak & onions or pan-fried trout and end with double chocolate layer cake. The place offers huge portions at value for money prices. And if you want to party in the restaurant itself, do note that it boasts of a private room, which can seat up to 40 guests.
Established in 1978, Morton's Steakhouse is one of the most award-winning steakhouse chains in the country. This location in Bethesda offers great gluten-free and low-fat options for people with special dietary requirements. The restaurant provides a memorable dining experience focusing on warm hospitality, consistency, and quality. Morton's also has some succulent seafood options if you're looking for something other than meat. Come to Morton's Steakhouse for a high-end steakhouse experience.
Original Pancake House, is a family run breakfast place, essentially serving delicious pancakes. This chirpy eatery is known for its specialty Apple Pancakes and another cherished item being Dutch Baby. Other delectable options that consist the extensive breakfast menu include Sausage and Eggs Hash Brown Potatoes & Eggs and Bacon and Cheddar Omelette . This bustling eatery takes pride in its 100 original pancakes, and is considered the best place for brunch and breakfast.
The Barking Dog at Bethesda, blares out live music that one can enjoy with delicious fare. People head here for sumptuous Chicken Quesadillas, the wholesome Dog House Burger, tangy Nachos, creamy Spanikopita and lip-smacking sundaes with their favorite sports events aired across eleven TV's. The dance floor with up-beat music sets everyone grooving. The happy hour could not be more happier with chilled rail pint beers, luscious wines and appetizers. Their private room with excellent catering facilities is the ideal place to host your parties. And events like Beer Oh-lympics and the Happy Hour Kickball Summer Season set the ball rolling.
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse welcomes you to a warm and comfortable interior, furnished with rich, dark wood and elegant fixtures. The finest aged, corn-fed USDA prime beef, broiled at 1,800 degrees, fresh seafood, and meat entrées are some of the dishes that feature on the menu. Enticing seasonal delicacies, such as Foie Gras, are also available. Take your pick from the extensive list of over 100 domestic and imported wines to complement your meal, and if you have enough room, try to squeeze in one of the delicious desserts!